Peter H. Gillis died unexpectedly on November 18, 2015, at age 62. A long time resident of Raleigh and a graduate of NCSU, he had recently moved to the Chapel Hill area. Pete had a varied career as a salesman, real estate developer, contractor, property manager, and restauranteur. He is survived by his son, Jonathan Gillis, his sister, Diane Gillis, both of Chapel Hill, and his beloved companion, Landseer Newfoundland, Alex. He was pre-deceased by his parents John I. Gillis and Agnes H. Gillis of Asheville. A memorial service in celebration of Pete's life is planned for early Spring. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Newfoundland Rescue Network at <a href="http://nacrescue.org" target="_new">nacrescue.org</a> are welcomed.